Use this form to contribute data-collection site information.  Please submit the form once for each site, transect, or area.  If you have multiple entries, you might prefer to use the Template Spreadsheet.  For more information, see the Collaborate page.

Submitter Information
Your Name *
Your Name
Your Phone Number
Your Phone Number
Project-level Information
Select the lead agency funding this project. If more than one agency is contributing, please note this in the Comments section at bottom.
Select the primary country leading this project. If additional countries need to be added, please note this in the Comments section at bottom.
Select the primary discipline associated with this project.
Contact Name
Contact Name
Select the role that best describes this contact.
Contact Phone Number
Contact Phone Number
Data Archived?
Site-level Information -- GENERAL
Select a "type" of data collection site. If what you would like to enter is not shown, select "other" and see below. If you would like to add multiple "types", please select the primary one, and make a note about the others in the Comments section at bottom.
Select a set of measurement keywords. *To download the long pick list as a separate text file, see the link at the bottom of this page.
Can You Provide a GIS Layer For this Site?
Can You Provide a Study Area Map?
Select the mapping accuracy for this site.
Point, Transect, or Area?
In other words, is this data collection location an individual point, a line, or a polygon?
Site-level Information -- POINTS
See below for Transects or Areas
Please use Decimal Degrees. A great lat/long converter tool DMS can be found at http://www.pgc.umn.edu/tools/conversion. Also useful is Google Earth.
If applicable, enter in meters. Use "-" for depth.
Site-level Information -- TRANSECTS
See above for points or below for areas.
Please separate these values by commas, with a new line for each point along a transect. Use Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). List depth or elevation in meters; use "-" for depth. Increase the number at the end of each line to define a sequence.
Site-level Information -- AREAS
See above for points or transects
Please separate these values by commas, with a new line for each point enclosing an area. Use Universal Time Coordinated (UTC). List depth or elevation in meters; use "-" for depth. Increase the number at the end of each line to define a sequence along the perimeter.
In Closing
Please provide any additional information that might be helpful.

Notes:

*  For fields above with long drop-down menus, it may be helpful to view official codelists and informal pick lists in our contributors' template spreadsheet.